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Unique ID: BM-3A0F54

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A copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Hadrian dating to the period AD 119-121 (Reece Period 6) SALVS PVBLICA SC reverse type depicting Salus standing left with foot on globe whilst holding a patera and rudder. Rome mint. RIC II, p. 418, 604.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 119
Date to: Exactly AD 121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.96 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Salus standing left holding a patera and ship rudder with her left foot atop a globe
Reverse inscription: [SALVS PVBLICA] SC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 418, 604

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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